About this object

  • Maker:

    unknown

  • ID:

    A18331

  • Production date:

    c.1658; mid 17th century; or later

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: War, Plague and Fire: The English Republic

  • Plaster death mask of Oliver Cromwell, who died on 3 September 1658. The mask was made from a wax impression of Cromwell’s actual face, made by applying wax to Cromwell’s face after death. Over 20 plaster masks are known to exist today. These were either made from the wax original or are copies of copies.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 230 mm; W 155 mm; D 140 mm

  • Materials

    plaster

  • Last Updated

    2017-10-24

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Person

    Cromwell, Oliver (depicted)

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